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Archive - Jan 2013

January 17th

Suleiman the Magnificent helps Greek tourism

17 January 2013 / 19:01:32  
The hometown of his Vizier Ibrahim Pasha, Parga, was visited by a large number of Turkish tourists in 2012. Local businessmen are preparing to take advantage of the "fashion" created by the famous series which has been shown recently in Greece.

live Papakonstantinou did not know that his relatives were on the "Lagarde List"

17 January 2013 / 18:01:12  
"I am not just innocent, I am the victim of an apparently put-up fraud," said the former Minister of Finance in the National Assembly.

live Lucas Papademos denies any connection with the "Lagarde List"

17 January 2013 / 16:01:19  
The Prime Minister of the interim government, which negotiated the second bailout package for Greece and implemented the major debt restructuring last year, has sent to parliament an affidavit in the case.

The most common frauds are with pensions of the deceased

17 January 2013 / 15:01:09  
Spouses, children and nephews of deceased pensioners received amounts of between 100,000 and 175,000 euro.

Three votes, seven boxes and a lot of tension connected with the "Lagarde List"

17 January 2013 / 11:01:35  
The parliament must compose a special commission to investigate the scandal with the "Lagarde List" that contains the names of 2,062 Greeks with large bank accounts in Switzerland but the problem is that the parties in the National Assembly cannot agree on the political person who should be held liable.

Santorini becomes a gastronomic destination as well

16 January 2013 / 22:01:34  
The island municipality has announced 2013 as a year of gastronomy in Santorini.

January 16th

Dress code for deputies

16 January 2013 / 21:01:34  
"Deputies cannot attend the parliamentary plenum in baggy shirts. It's about respect for the institution they represent," says the chairman of the commission on ethics.